Take the helm of a deadly pirate ship and embark on a thrilling tale of revenge and destruction in VR. Reach out and take control of your ship and your crew, sinking any foes who dare cross your path. Carve out your legend amidst the Furious Seas.
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Release Date:
Jul 16, 2018

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Furious Seas has received a lot of positive feedback and constructive comments at shows and events that we've attended this past year. Our community has helped us better focus the efforts of our small, but dedicated indie VR studio. We want to open up this opportunity to a wider audience so that more people can preview the game and help us build the best version of Furious Seas that we're able to!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We hope to transition out of Early Access towards the end of 2018.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Our core focus prior to the release of the full version, will be to complete the single-player campaign and increase the overall quality of the experience to make it more enjoyable. We'll be listening to our community and adding more content and gameplay based on what we hear from everyone and the development time we have available.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version currently has the core ship and combat mechanics in place, two early-stage levels, and two bosses in the single-player campaign for players to battle against.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Our goal is to make sure our community feels that they are receiving a lot of value when they purchase our game. We may price the game differently following Early Access, based on community feedback and the amount of content we add during Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“For us, Early Access is about actively working together with our community to create something that wouldn't be possible otherwise. We want to hear about your thoughts, comments, feedback, ideas, and any problems you come across during your time with Furious Seas. Let us know through the channels below, and we'll do our best to quickly look after anything sent our way.

View our latest development roadmap, and post or vote on feature and bug fix requests here:

Alternatively, you can email us directly at:

We’ll also be actively monitoring the Steam community forums.

The goal is to have a full version that everyone involved can be proud of. We'll need your help to get there!”
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September 16

Exploration Mode Update

The humble beginnings of Exploration Mode have now been released!

This is the start of our foray into open-ended gameplay. It's a mode to let players enjoy VR sailing and pirate ship battles away from the structured missions of the single-player campaign.

To unlock Exploration Mode, players will need to defeat the first boss, William "Tails" Avery. There will be a map held by the skeleton on the Island Hub. When grabbed, players can start Exploration Mode with enemies, or without enemies to sail in peace. There isn't too much yet, but players can enjoy sailing around a larger environment.

We hope to grow Exploration Mode into a fun experience on its own that players can keep coming back to for high seas action. It will also be used to introduce new features and gameplay elements that we plan to bring over to the single-player campaign.

The addition of Exploration Mode was made possible with feedback from our incredible community. We released Furious Seas into Early Access because we wanted to hear what everyone wanted in a VR pirate ship game to help guide our development. As a tiny indie studio, the responses we've received have been tremendously helpful and we can't thank you all enough!

Let us know your thoughts on Exploration Mode in our Steam Community Discussion Forums, and be sure to continue helping us navigate our development path on our interactive roadmap: https://furiousseas.canny.io

New Additions
  • Exploration Mode - first pass.
  • Added an additional generic AI captain model.
  • Reduced frame rate stuttering by preloading shaders.
  • Reduced cloth setup time.
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September 7

Patch - August 31, 2018


Those with sharp eyes may have noticed that we snuck in a little update late last week. For those who didn't catch it, our enemy boats now have pirate captains at the helm! We've added unique characters for William "Tails" Avery and the "Demon Sisters" Mary and Sadie Bonnie as well!

Alas, the era of ghost pirate captains is over... for now.

New Additions
  • Generic pirate captains on enemy boats.
  • Crimson Bandits captains on boss boats.
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“A pirate ship combat simulator that’s light on realism and heavy on fun.”

About This Game

Take the helm of a deadly pirate ship and embark on a thrilling tale of revenge and destruction in VR. In Furious Seas, you will adventure out onto the high seas during a dangerous era, where ruthless pirates and fearsome enemy vessels await. Reach out and take control of your ship and your crew as you navigate through treacherous waters, bringing destruction upon any foes who dare cross your path. Reclaim what is yours and carve out your legend amidst the Furious Seas.


  • Single-Player Campaign - Face off in naval combat against an energetic cast of pirate villains and the dangerous fleets they command.
  • Exploration Mode - Explore the seas peacefully or make a name for yourself as a fearsome pirate. (NOTE: Very early work in progress.)
  • Stunning Water & Detailed Ships - A must-see in virtual reality!
  • Be a Pirate Captain - Grab hold of your ship's wheel and fight your way to victory.
  • Command Your Crew - Direct your pirate crew to operate the sails and fire at enemy ships.
  • Comfortable VR Gameplay - Seated and standing accessibility options and easy to reach controls.
  • No Seasickness - Lots of attention and care went into eliminating sources of motion sickness that one might expect.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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